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China’s Silk Road Fund: Towards a Sinocentric Asia

An often overlooked commonality between BRICS countries is their contested claim for regional leadership. Indeed, the regional ambitions articulated -- at differing degree of specificity and coherence -- in Brasília, ...


In Brisbane, BRICS reaffirm commitment to establish joint development bank

Almost exactly eight months ago, the BRICS countries' foreign ministers issued a statement in The Hagueopposing restrictions on the participation of Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit in Australia. At the ...


Washington’s short-sighted opposition to China’s new regional development bank

The AIIB Signing Ceremony, October 24, 2014
When China's Xi Jinping first mentioned his idea of a new China-led development bank for the region, some of his own officials were surprised that he had already aired the ...


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A ordem chinesa paralela

Quem foi o maior beneficiário dos eventos geopolíticos em 2014? Enquanto é cedo para compreender as consequências dos dois acontecimentos chave - a crise ucraniana e a ascensão do Estado Islâmico no Iraque e na Síria ...


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The Myth of Traditional Sovereignty?

Book review: Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History. Luke Glanville.University of Chicago Press (December 2013). 304 pages. R$ 39,58 (www.amazon.com.br)
The conventional narrative of sovereignty ...


Will High Chinese Growth Continue?

Will China be able to maintain high growth over the coming decades? Fewer questions will have a greater impact on the future of global order.
Continued Chinese growth around 6% per year or more over the next twenty years ...


Rumo à instabilidade global?

No mês passado, The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace enviou perguntas intrigantes aos seus principais especialistas em relações internacionais: “Cada dia parece trazer novos sinais de instabilidade global. ...



Book review: “Goodbye Hegemony! Power and Influence in the Global System” by Simon Reich and Richard Ned Lebow

Goodbye Hegemony!: Power and Influence in the Global System. Simon Reich and Richard Ned Lebow. Princeton University Press, 2014. 197 pages, R$ 33,47 (www.amazon.br)
The debate about what comes after US hegemony is ...


Book review: “Maxwell’s Demon and the Golden Apple” by Randall L. Schweller

Randall L. Schweller. Maxwell's Demon and the Golden Apple. JHUP, April 2014. 216 pages. R$ 31,86 (ebook, www.amazon.com.br)
What will come after US-led unipolarity?Schweller sees the global system breaking down, moving ...



Book review: “Theory of Unipolar Politics” by Nuno P. Monteiro

Nuno P. Monteiro. Theory of Unipolar Politics (Cambridge Studies in International Relations), April 2014. 260 pages. R$51,08 eBook Kindle (www.amazon.com.br)
In Theory of Unipolar Politics, Nuno Monteiro addresses three ...